A farming practice is creating huge clouds of smoke in Malaysia and endangering people’s health. A small company is innovating and using biotechnology to help solve the issue and at the same time boost farmers’ incomes.
Christine Cole –
The global plastic problem came into sharp focus last year, as did the urgent need for significant and lasting solutions. Christine Cole outlines four ways to push back against the plastic tide.
Patsy Perry –
With the end-of-year sales beckoning, is fabric choice the key to more responsible clothes shopping? Patsy Perry from the University of Manchester explains the impact of fast fashion and how to be a better consumer.
Francesco Pomponi –
In fighting climate change, much has been said about energy efficiency in buildings. What about the carbon emissions involved in constructing buildings in the first place, asks Francesco Pomponi.
More states and countries around the world are mulling a ban on plastic bags to curb the negative environmental impact their use is having on the world. But is that enough? Deakin University's Trevor Thornton discusses.
Ping Manongdo –
Climate change is not all doom and gloom, it's a business opportunity. Young aspiring entrepreneurs are growing profitable businesses that are helping to make the planet a more habitable place.
Ping Manongdo –
At the Eco Action Day event in Singapore last month, youth participants and industry veterans alike agreed that the circular economy isn’t only good for the environment, but is also a practical and profitable idea.
The latest addition to our publications series “Informal Waste Management”, a report that we have constructed after interviewing dozens of stakeholders, visiting waste management sites, and following the paths of ...
In July, the SWITCH-Asia Network Facility organised a conference on waste management and the circular economy in Asia, where participants from SWITCH-Asia projects, experts and policy-makers discussed waste management approaches ...